Open source drone navigation kit integrates GNSS

Open source drone navigation kit integrates GNSS

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HEX Taiwan’s new open source drone navigation kit, the Here+ RTK GNSS kit is built around u‑blox' NEO‑M8P high precision Real Time Kinematics (RTK) GNSS module.
By Rich Pell

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Supported by Ardupilot out of the box, the kit consists of a round rover designed to be mounted on the drone and is connected to the flight controller using the supplied 8‑pin CLIK-Mate connector (for the autopilot Pixhawk2) or an optional 4pin+6pin DF13 connector (for the Pixhawk1).

The base station with its smaller GNSS receiver and an external antenna complete the equipment. HEX’s goal is to promote open source drone technology to a larger community and assist drone companies with affordable accessories for a wealth of applications, such as agricultural drone, powerline inspection, precision farming, logistics, or 3D mapping.

HEX – www.hex.aero

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